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Lachenalia lactosa (100 seeds)


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Lachenalia lactosa. Grows up to 25cm, 1 or 2 oblong leaves maroon below, urn-shaped bluish or greenish-white flowers in Spring. Sowing: Seed is best sown in autumn in deep seed trays or pots in a sterilized medium of equal parts fine compost or loam, and river sand. Sow the seed thinly to prevent overcrowding and fungal infection, and to allow sufficient room for each seedling’s bulb to develop. Cover with a thin layer of sand, and keep moist and shaded. Germination should occur within five weeks. Locality: Kleinmond. Harvest: November 2020